One Shots / “Straight Out of… Box”

"Straight out of camera" is what I wanted to say, but this photo was created though focus stacking in post, a technique I should've tried sooner. Anyway, I had a couple of tech and gear upgrades recently, including the camera I used for this photo. I'll get into details in a future post, but I'm … Continue reading One Shots / “Straight Out of… Box”

Whatever Happened to Windom? S.H.Figuarts King Joe STORAGE Custom

2020's Ultraman Z has been one of the more popular entries in the Ultraman franchise. It's combination of an overall optimistic outlook, very quirky characters, and charming machinery makes this show truly fun to watch. Speaking of charming machinery, we can't forget Sevenger, which acted as the series mascot and even is as popular as … Continue reading Whatever Happened to Windom? S.H.Figuarts King Joe STORAGE Custom

I Went Ahead and Read the Manga: More Unsolicited “Getter Robo Arc” Thoughts

The following may contain spoilers for Getter Robo Arc. Going back to my current Getter Robo zeitgeist, I decided to read the whole of Getter Robo Arc to see where we are currently in terms of the anime, as well as the stuff they've added. And I must say, I'm quite impressed with what the … Continue reading I Went Ahead and Read the Manga: More Unsolicited “Getter Robo Arc” Thoughts

I Want to Read the Manga! “Getter Robo Arc” Unsolicited Initial Thoughts

I've been diligently watching Getter Robo Arc whenever an episode drops every Sunday as this is the first time I'll be watching proper a Getter Robo story from Ken Ishikawa himself. Not that the previous OVAs weren't proper, in fact they are amazing pieces of mecha fiction. But it still feels different when it comes … Continue reading I Want to Read the Manga! “Getter Robo Arc” Unsolicited Initial Thoughts

One Shots / “Unexpected Assistance”

In an alternate reality where neither Great Mazinger nor Tetsuya Tsurugi exists, an unknown yet familiar robot comes to aid the damaged Mazinger Z. The unidentified robot, albeit the janky design, introduces itself as Taekwon V, built secretly from the neighboring country of Korea and uses technology compatible with Mazinger Z. TRU Metal / Taekwon … Continue reading One Shots / “Unexpected Assistance”